adjective. ['ˈlɔrdˌliː'] of or befitting a lord.
adjective. ['ˈlɔrdˌliː'] having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy.
Example sentences of the word lordly
The American Kennel Club refers to the temperament of Shar-Peis as dignified and lordly.
With their lordly scowl, wrinkled brow and natural instinct to protect their home and family, the dignified Chinese shar-pei is well-suited to leisure.